Camaldolese Benedictine Fr. Bruno Barnhart, author and spiritual director, was "a scintillating intellect, but he also had a deep wisdom. He was a marvelous spiritual director."
Morning briefing: Voters warm to non-religious candidates; March for Life gets snowed under blizzard coverage; Trump's feud with Fox steals spotlight from tonight's debate
Just Catholic: There was no real coverage of the 43rd March for Life. Isn't discussion about abortion newsworthy?
Book Review: John Norris's excellent biography, Mary McGrory: The First Queen of Journalism, offers a balanced portrait of a complex woman.
Eco Catholic: The former Dominican priest’s life was an ongoing quest for environmental and social justice on behalf of the earth, the poor, youth and the LBGT community.
Preview: My friend Ivan Cantu is on death row in Texas. He and I have been writing letters to each other for 11 years.
Simply Spirit: The third week of January (January 18-25) is devoted to prayers for Christian unity. Not long ago, I found myself longing for the day of Eucharistic table sharing.
Young Voices: There is a real divide in the church between pro-life champions and social justice activists. But Catholics in particular can do something about it.
Retired Archbishop Francis B. Schulte, who served as the 12th archbishop of New Orleans from 1988 to 2002, died Jan. 17 in hospice care in Darby, Pennsylvania. He was 89.
Mary Anne Grady Flores visited with her ailing mother before beginning a jail sentence for violating an order to stay away from an Air National Guard colonel and base.